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The High Risk of Belly Fat If You Are Over Forty

What is Belly Fat?

It is a fluff roll that surrounds your back and stomach. It is often referred to as a little "love control" in fact it should be called "dead arrest". Stomach fat commonly called belly fat or beer belly is one of the most dangerous areas for getting fat in your body. Yes, it is a matter of where your fat lies in your health.Belly fat seems to trigger a chain of activities that turns into dangerous metabolic changes and builds up an outbreak that can eventually cause heart disease and dementia.

Dr. Robert Eckel, president of the AHA, said, "A large waist puts you at risk for many health problems - diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke."

The journal Neurology published a report on Wednesday, March 26, 2008, stating that people in their 40s are more likely to have dementia when they reach the age of 70.

Easy test to measure your belly fat ratio

Everyone needs to know their waist-to-waist ratio here is an easy way to figure it out.

1. While standing, measure around your waist in inches on your navel without holding or pushing out your stomach.

2. Then measure your hips at the widest point.

3. Finally, divide your waist measurement with your hip measurement.

That will be your waist for hip ratio.

The ideal is for your waist to be smaller than your hips. For men it should be .9 or less and women should be .8 or less. 1.0 or higher is considered risky for either sex.

Once you've taken your measurements and found your waist-to-waist ratio the next step is either to congratulate yourself - if you're right or under — or to do something about your "risky" situation. Engage in a good exercise program and / or diet program that will help you eliminate excess belly fat and reduce the risk of anxiety and other stomach fat health issues.

Getting a gym at home is the easiest way to get rid of belly fat combined with proper nutrition. I have personally lost most of my belly fat in the last month and have even gained confidence in the way I look and of course I feel better.


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